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#Pre-Season

# pre-season - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Here's the line-up for the Walsh Cup semi-finals as Gilroy and Davy go head-to-head
# Last Four
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# Last Four

Here's the line-up for the Walsh Cup semi-finals as Gilroy and Davy go head-to-head

Jan 7th 2018, 5:28 PM 7,897 Views 0 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford were 42-point winners over Wicklow today.

Here's the draw for the O'Byrne Cup semis after Dublin's early exit
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Here's the draw for the O'Byrne Cup semis after Dublin's early exit

Jan 7th 2018, 4:05 PM 24,182 Views 17 Comments

Holders knocked out following one-point defeat to Wexford.

# pre-season - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Here are the semi-final draws for the 2018 O'Byrne and Walsh Cup competitions From The42

Here are the semi-final draws for the 2018 O'Byrne and Walsh Cup competitions

Jan 4th 2018, 6:26 PM 9,400 Views 3 Comments

Last round of fixtures in the Leinster pre-season fare this weekend.

# pre-season - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Kerry join Tipperary in withdrawing from the upcoming McGrath Cup
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Kerry join Tipperary in withdrawing from the upcoming McGrath Cup

Nov 14th 2017, 4:40 PM 10,507 Views 2 Comments

Kerry are the defending champions.

# pre-season - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Keane's tenure up and running as Connacht see off Pat Lam's Bristol
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

Keane's tenure up and running as Connacht see off Pat Lam's Bristol

Aug 27th 2017, 9:46 AM 10,280 Views 12 Comments

McCabe, Marmion and Scholes crossed in front of a big crowd at the Sportsground.

# pre-season - Friday 25 August, 2017

Leinster's young guns impress again as they see off Bath at Donnybrook
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

Leinster's young guns impress again as they see off Bath at Donnybrook

Aug 25th 2017, 9:34 PM 13,182 Views 15 Comments

Deegan, O’Brien and Carbery all impressed as Leo Cullen’s side roundd off their pre-season with a 25-17 win.

'He's only been here a few weeks but already made a positive impact'
# Locked And Loaded
From The42
# Locked And Loaded

'He's only been here a few weeks but already made a positive impact'

Aug 25th 2017, 7:15 AM 11,750 Views 3 Comments

Leinster coach Leo Cullen gives his thoughts on new arrival Scott Fardy, the province’s young guns and the season ahead.

# pre-season - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan

Aug 10th 2017, 1:05 PM 8,750 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has named a youthful XV for Friday’s friendly.

# pre-season - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'I don’t think £200 million for Neymar is expensive' - Mourinho weighs in on potential PSG mega-move
# Bargain
From The42
# Bargain

'I don’t think £200 million for Neymar is expensive' - Mourinho weighs in on potential PSG mega-move

Aug 3rd 2017, 8:16 AM 21,948 Views 52 Comments

The Manchester United manager will see the club’s record fee for Paul Pogba doubled were PSG to secure the Barcelona forward.

# pre-season - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Henderson misses crucial spot kick as Atleti edge Liverpool to win Audi Cup
# Shootout
From The42
# Shootout

Henderson misses crucial spot kick as Atleti edge Liverpool to win Audi Cup

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:48 PM 10,783 Views 16 Comments

Penalties were required after the sides couldn’t be separated at 1-1.

Irish fans treated to a Man United victory on their Aviva Stadium return
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Irish fans treated to a Man United victory on their Aviva Stadium return

Aug 2nd 2017, 9:48 PM 53,034 Views 108 Comments

The Premier League club edged out Sampdoria on their first visit to Dublin since 2010.

# pre-season - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Goalscorer Lacazette limped off as Arsenal were defeated by Seville in the Emirates Cup today
# He's Okay Folks
From The42
# He's Okay Folks

Goalscorer Lacazette limped off as Arsenal were defeated by Seville in the Emirates Cup today

Jul 30th 2017, 8:12 PM 7,819 Views 5 Comments

The French striker scored his second goal of pre-season during Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Seville.

# pre-season - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session in front of 70,000 American fans
# Stateside
From The42
# Stateside

Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session in front of 70,000 American fans

Jul 20th 2017, 4:52 PM 7,091 Views 5 Comments

The two Premier League sides meet in a pre-season friendly in Houston tonight.

# pre-season - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Arsenal hit hard by food poisoning in China as several players struck down
# Pre-season Problems
From The42
# Pre-season Problems

Arsenal hit hard by food poisoning in China as several players struck down

Jul 19th 2017, 6:11 PM 8,570 Views 14 Comments

Olivier Giroud and Per Mertesacker pulled out of Arsenal’s friendly against Bayern Munich earlier while three players felt unwell during the game.

# pre-season - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Free agents Given, Brown and Bruce train with non-league club in bid to keep fit
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Free agents Given, Brown and Bruce train with non-league club in bid to keep fit

Jul 13th 2017, 2:13 PM 7,867 Views 9 Comments

The former Premier League trio are currently searching for new employers.

# pre-season - Monday 20 February, 2017

Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Former Tipperary star Colin O'Riordan made his senior debut for the Sydney Swans yesterday

Feb 20th 2017, 5:27 PM 17,205 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old wore number 38 in his first game for the AFL club.

# pre-season - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Eddie Brennan in charge as Kilkenny get 2017 off to a winning start
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Eddie Brennan in charge as Kilkenny get 2017 off to a winning start

Jan 5th 2017, 9:13 PM 16,969 Views 6 Comments

The Cats’ U21 team ran out nine-point winners over DCU in the Walsh Cup opener.

# pre-season - Friday 26 August, 2016

Leinster end pre-season with five-try defeat to Bath in Donnybrook
# Losing Note
From The42
# Losing Note

Leinster end pre-season with five-try defeat to Bath in Donnybrook

Aug 26th 2016, 9:32 PM 13,581 Views 31 Comments

Cian Healy and Rob Kearney made promising returns for the eastern province.

Tyler Bleyendaal impresses as Munster earn emphatic pre-season win
# Report
From The42
# Report

Tyler Bleyendaal impresses as Munster earn emphatic pre-season win

Aug 26th 2016, 9:26 PM 14,222 Views 6 Comments

On the day of his 23rd birthday, new arrival, South African lock Jean Kleyn also made a positive impression.

'My 1st year in the academy we finished bottom': Buckley eager after missing Connacht's finest hour
# Gladiators Ready
From The42
# Gladiators Ready

'My 1st year in the academy we finished bottom': Buckley eager after missing Connacht's finest hour

Aug 26th 2016, 12:00 PM 5,942 Views 3 Comments

The westerners were in Sale yesterday for training session with added intensity.

# pre-season - Monday 22 August, 2016

Munster's Erasmus hopes for attacking progress after win over Zebre
# Rassie's Verdict
From The42
# Rassie's Verdict

Munster's Erasmus hopes for attacking progress after win over Zebre

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 7,424 Views 7 Comments

The South African director of rugby rated his side’s performance as solid.

# pre-season - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Ulster slip to pre-season defeat at Exeter despite try-scoring cameo from academy winger
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Ulster slip to pre-season defeat at Exeter despite try-scoring cameo from academy winger

Aug 20th 2016, 6:30 PM 4,592 Views 1 Comment

Robert Lyttle made a big impact off the bench at Sandy Park.

# pre-season - Friday 19 August, 2016

Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start
# Sweets
From The42
# Sweets

Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start

Aug 19th 2016, 8:45 PM 14,167 Views 19 Comments

The Cork man scored a brace of tries in Waterford.

# pre-season - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Ex-Leinster centre O'Shea starts for Munster in first pre-season game
# Rassie's XV
From The42
# Rassie's XV

Ex-Leinster centre O'Shea starts for Munster in first pre-season game

Aug 17th 2016, 2:54 PM 10,806 Views 8 Comments

Local man Jack O’Donoghue is at number eight for the Waterford-hosted friendly.

# pre-season - Saturday 13 August, 2016

'I think it's brave' - Henry influence being felt by Heaslip and Leinster
# Expert
From The42
# Expert

'I think it's brave' - Henry influence being felt by Heaslip and Leinster

Aug 13th 2016, 9:00 AM 8,073 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland number eight has been learning about leaving a legacy.

# pre-season - Friday 12 August, 2016

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash
# Experimental
From The42
# Experimental

Conan captains Leinster as Byrne handed 10 shirt for Ulster clash

Aug 12th 2016, 12:22 PM 7,964 Views 16 Comments

Barry Daly, Rory O’Loughlin and Niall Morris all start in an exciting backline.

# pre-season - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Kelleher wears 15 for Connacht as O'Brien selected in second row
# New Look
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# New Look

Kelleher wears 15 for Connacht as O'Brien selected in second row

Aug 11th 2016, 11:07 AM 9,415 Views 9 Comments

Pat Lam has named his first XV of the new season.

# pre-season - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Cullen includes 7 internationals in first Leinster squad of the season
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Cullen includes 7 internationals in first Leinster squad of the season

Aug 10th 2016, 7:10 PM 10,246 Views 9 Comments

The eastern province face Ulster in Navan this Saturday.

# pre-season - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Real Madrid stroll to victory over Chelsea in front of 100,000 fans
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Real Madrid stroll to victory over Chelsea in front of 100,000 fans

Jul 30th 2016, 10:26 PM 16,117 Views 8 Comments

Eden Hazard’s late double put some gloss on the scoreline but Chelsea were well beaten in Michigan.

# pre-season - Monday 25 July, 2016

Ireland internationals return as provinces prepare for demanding season
# 2016/17
From The42
# 2016/17

Ireland internationals return as provinces prepare for demanding season

Jul 25th 2016, 2:52 PM 8,937 Views 11 Comments

Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster face a testing time in Europe again.

# pre-season - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Leinster to kick-off their pre-season with fixtures in Navan and Tallaght
# On The Road
From The42
# On The Road

Leinster to kick-off their pre-season with fixtures in Navan and Tallaght

Jun 22nd 2016, 1:54 PM 5,073 Views 3 Comments

Leinster have announced three pre-season matches ahead of the new campaign.

# pre-season - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Shamrock Rovers hit the woodwork 3 times but go out of Indian cup to Brazilian outfit
# Nearly Men
From The42
# Nearly Men

Shamrock Rovers hit the woodwork 3 times but go out of Indian cup to Brazilian outfit

Feb 18th 2016, 3:56 PM 5,794 Views 3 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division club lost 1-0 to Atletico Paranaense in the Sait Nagjee tournament.

# pre-season - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Shamrock Rovers prolong Indian trip by booking semi-final spot with Brazilian side
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Shamrock Rovers prolong Indian trip by booking semi-final spot with Brazilian side

Feb 16th 2016, 6:45 PM 6,988 Views 3 Comments

The Hoops will play Atletico Paranaense in the last four after 1860 Munich drew with FC Dnipro in the final Group B clash.

# pre-season - Monday 8 February, 2016

20,000 fans in attendance as Shamrock Rovers lose opening game on Indian tour
# Hoops On Tour
From The42
# Hoops On Tour

20,000 fans in attendance as Shamrock Rovers lose opening game on Indian tour

Feb 8th 2016, 4:55 PM 8,528 Views 9 Comments

The Hoops lose their Nagjee Cup opener in stifling conditions.

# pre-season - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

'Everyone in the LOI will be jealous' - Shamrock Rovers head off to India
# Long-haul Flight
From The42
# Long-haul Flight

'Everyone in the LOI will be jealous' - Shamrock Rovers head off to India

Feb 2nd 2016, 5:45 PM 5,308 Views 4 Comments

The Hoops will play in a pre-season tournament over the next week.

# pre-season - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Fog and fisticuffs - The best of the weekend's GAA action in 11 pictures
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Fog and fisticuffs - The best of the weekend's GAA action in 11 pictures

Jan 10th 2016, 9:02 PM 11,923 Views 0 Comments

There’s nothing quite like January GAA…

# pre-season - Friday 21 August, 2015

Marsh, Dardis and Ryan in Leinster XV for pre-season clash with Ulster
# Youth
From The42
# Youth

Marsh, Dardis and Ryan in Leinster XV for pre-season clash with Ulster

Aug 21st 2015, 9:49 AM 7,418 Views 23 Comments

Dominic Ryan captains Leo Cullen’s first XV of the 2015/16 campaign.

# pre-season - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This Scotland XV could give Schmidt's Ireland a better game than Wales did
# Kilted Kiwi
From The42
# Kilted Kiwi

This Scotland XV could give Schmidt's Ireland a better game than Wales did

Aug 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,293 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile, Connacht have named their side for the pre-season friendly in Castres.

Foley picks Bleyendaal at 10 for Munster's clash with Grenoble
# Tyler
From The42
# Tyler

Foley picks Bleyendaal at 10 for Munster's clash with Grenoble

Aug 13th 2015, 1:21 PM 7,475 Views 9 Comments

The former Crusaders playmaker partners Cathal Sheridan in the halfbacks.

# pre-season - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Connacht's Kiwi rugby league convert wears 13 against Grenoble
# Code Hopper
From The42
# Code Hopper

Connacht's Kiwi rugby league convert wears 13 against Grenoble

Aug 6th 2015, 3:43 PM 6,528 Views 6 Comments

Api Pewhairangi partners Bundee Aki in the midfield tomorrow in Galway.